Welcome to You’re Booked

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Welcome to You’re Booked. The website dedicated to you. Make yourself at home. We hope it’ll be a criminally fun place to share your passion for all things crime (fiction).  You have the right to remain silent, but that would be exceedingly dull. Get involved. Contact us with your book reviews and blogs, or tell us what else you’d like to see on the site.

There’s no doubt the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival is the ultimate celebration of crime fiction. Maybe it’s the symbiotic mix of great books and great beer.  But let’s face it, one long weekend a year simply isn’t enough. You’re Booked aims to extend the world’s best crime wave of the year with our website dedicated to boosting crime (fiction).

Have a look around and read some fantastic articles including:

Room 101

After the success of Lee Child’s Room 101 panel at a previous festival we ask your favourite authors their pet hates of Crime Fiction! find out what they would consign to Room 101!!

The Author’s Bookshelf

Take a guided tour around the bookshelves of some of your favourite crime writers. Discover their essential reads and their guilty pleasures!

Readers’ Reviews

Don’t believe the blurb. Readers tell it like it is. Add your own reviews and find out what other crime fans really think of the books they read, from the latest releases to crime classics.

On The Case: A Writer’s Blog

Struggling to find the right words? Aspiring crime writers share the pain and pleasure on the road to publication. This month read Mari Hannah’s Keeping Hold of Your Timeline.

And of course, keep checking back for the latest news and articles to feed your crime fiction bug.